New Music MN

Beginning Saturday, September 2, 11pm-midnight Pacific Time, the inaugural one hour crow with no mouth radio program will air on community-based KOWS, Sonoma County, California. The one-hour radio program will air on odd Saturdays on KOWS at 11pm Pacific Time. If you’re not able to catch the program when it airs, they are all archived on […]

Come one, come all…  Enjoy original music and the “Rhythm in Rice” series, produced by Brian Horst Productions and co-produced by PipJazz Foundation and Pippi Ardennia. Pippi Ardennia, President & Founder of PipJazz LIVE! Foundation PLUS…Singer/Songwriter, Producer, Educator, and Lowertown’s Jazz Diva has arranged  6 GREAT concerts in Rice Park (located between the Landmark Center, […]

April 20-22 | St. Cloud State University | More info | Conference Schedule The annual SEAMUS (Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States) conference presents a broad intersection of electro-acoustic music and art in small and large concert venues on campus, a downtown nightclub, and in guerrilla concerts. This year’s SEAMUS Award Winner, Carla Scaletti, will be at […]

Compositions and Concepts “Dear Friends and Colleagues: I am happy to announce my music book (representing 40+ years of my work/life) is now published. The title is “Compositions and Concepts.” It includes over 170 original songs, explanations of my methodologies, some of my philosophy, graphic compositions, synth-choral works and studies.” Learn more

August 18, 2016 Inspired by the Rio Olympics and in the spirit of my upcoming world travels, this fall I’ll be hosting the official Composer Quest Olympic Games! These 6 short events are designed for (even busy!) composers to sharpen their skills and get in the habit of regular composing. The events are: National Anthems […]

NewMusicMN now has its own Youtube playlist on the ACF channel. Minnesota composers and performers are encouraged to share your latest and greatest videos (as long as they feature some of your current creative output). Over time this list will help us become better informed about each other’s musical interests and project a rich and […]

Minnesota composer Gao Hong recently shared with ACF some meaningful insight on her new publication The Hal Leonard Chinese Pipa Method, now available from Amazon. In her own words… When I wrote this book I had three important readers in my mind: anyone who wanted to learn to play Pipa, any guitarist or lute player who […]

Announcing Zeitgeist’s 2016-2017 Concert Series Zeitgeist is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 series of performances, festivals, and collaborations to take place at Studio Z in Lowertown Saint Paul. For the Birds CD Release Concert Sept. 8-10 The 2016-17 season begins with the release of Zeitgeist’s latest recording. A compelling combination of colorful musical performance, songs, […]

THE SAINT PAUL CHAMBER ORCHESTRA’S LIQUID MUSIC SERIES PARTNERS WITH McNALLY SMITH COLLEGE OF MUSIC TO CREATE LIQUID MUSIC PLAYLIST WITH VISIONARY ARTISTS AND COMPOSERS Liquid Music perpetually seeks to connect increasingly intrepid audiences with innovative new projects and iconoclastic artists through any means within reach. Now, through a new partnership with McNally Smith College of Music, […]